1. Grammy Hall Of Fame Adds 55 Albums, Songs

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Willie Nelson's classic 1975 album "Red Headed Stranger" and Bob Dylan's 1965 breakthrough rock set "Highway 61 Revisited" are among 55 titles newly added to the Recording Academy's Grammy Hall of Fam Willie Nelson's classic 1975 album "Red Headed…

  2. J. Lo. Kicks Jackson Out Of No. 1

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez's "J to Tha L-O!" ends the three-week run of Alan Jackson's "Drive" atop The Billboard 200, and makes Lopez the first artist to rule the chart with a remix album. Lopez' Epic album sold Jennifer Lopez's "J to Tha L-O!" ends the…

  3. Country Legend Waylon Jennings Dies At 64

    February 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Waylon Jennings, who defined the outlaw movement in country music, died today (Feb. 13) after a long battle with diabetes-related health problems. He was 64. A Jennings spokeswoman said he died peacef Waylon Jennings, who defined the outlaw movement in country music, died today (Feb. 13)…

  4. Our Lady Peace Leads Juno Nominees

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST With five nominations, Toronto-based modern rock act Our Lady Peace leads the field of Juno Awards nominees. Hard rock act Nickelback and veteran singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen each tied with four no With five nominations, Toronto-based modern rock act Our Lady Peace leads the field of Juno…

  5. New Ground

    February 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST New Ground finds blind, raspy-voiced former street singer Robert Bradley regrouping after the loss of the Blackwater Surprise's core—founding members and brothers Andrew and Michael Nehra. New Ground finds blind, raspy-voiced former street singer Robert Bradley regrouping after the loss…

  6. Hard Rockers Square Off On 'WWF Forced Entry'

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rare tracks by Creed and Limp Bizkit and a host of newly recorded theme songs are all in the mix on the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) compilation "WWF Forced Entry," due March 26 from Columbia. The Rare tracks by Creed and Limp Bizkit and a host of newly recorded theme songs are…

  7. Hootie, McCain Support 'Lyrics For Life'

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hootie & the Blowfish, Edwin McCain, Sister Hazel, and Seven Mary Three singer Jason Ross will perform Feb. 16 at the Lyrics for Life benefit concert and auction. The event will take place at Atla Hootie & the Blowfish, Edwin McCain, Sister Hazel, and Seven Mary Three singer Jason…

  8. Dashboard Confessional Has Nothing To 'Fear' In 2002

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST It only took a year for singer/songwriter Chris Carrabba to turn his acoustic project Dashboard Confessional into an underground phenomenon. His second album, "The Places You Have Come To Fear the Mos It only took a year for singer/songwriter Chris Carrabba to turn his acoustic project…

  9. Billboard Bits: DMZ Records, Sade/Epic, Colvin/Osborne

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on DMZ Records, Sade/Epic, Colvin/Osborne Tony Bennett has signed on to contribute a song to the "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" soundtrack, which, as previously reported , is being composed and produced by veteran producer T Bone Burnett. The album will be released…

  10. Hot Product

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing the "Grammy 2002" nominees compilation, and new albums from Shaggy, Jennifer Lopez, and Sade. And The 'Nominees' Are... As the industry gears up for this year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy is prepping its seventh annual Grammy CD compilation. Due…

  11. Bono Everywhere At Economic Forum

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Every year at the World Economic Forum, there's a leader or two who stands out, courted by the rich and famous -- and the media. In years past, Madeline Albright, Yasser Arafat, Bill Clinton, and Geor Every year at the World Economic Forum, there's a leader or two who stands out,…

  12. Kaukonen Plans Country Classics Album

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna founding member Jorma Kaukonen is planning to record an album of classic country material. "What we're talking about is an album of me doing period material from the late 1 Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna founding member Jorma Kaukonen is planning to record…

  13. New J. Lo Song On Remix Album

    January 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez has tacked the new song "Alive" on to her Epic remix album "J To Tha L-O! -- The Remixes," due Tuesday (Feb. 5). The piano-laden ballad, written by Lopez with her new husband Cris Judd Jennifer Lopez has tacked the new song "Alive" on to her Epic…

  14. Peasall Sisters' 'First Offering' Is On Their Own Label

    January 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST One of the many delights of the Grammy Award-nominated "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack was the gospel singing of White House, Tenn.'s young Peasall Sisters. For the soundtrack, 14-year-old Sar One of the many delights of the Grammy Award-nominated "O Brother, Where…

  15. System Of A Down To Headline Ozzfest

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-topping hard rock act System Of A Down will headline this year's Ozzfest tour, taking the stage each night just before tour founder and namesake Ozzy Osbourne's closing set. It's the group's thi Chart-topping hard rock act System Of A Down will headline this year&…

  16. Citizen Cope To Support Debut On Furtado Trek

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST After a year on EMI's backburner, singer/songwriter Citizen Cope (real name: Clarence Greenwood) will finally release his much-anticipated self-titled debut today (Jan. 29) via DreamWorks. "My first a After a year on EMI's backburner, singer/songwriter Citizen Cope (real name:…

  17. Hot Product

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from the Chemical Brothers, Dawn Robinson, Charlie Daniels, Hank Williams III, and more. 'Come' Again Last year, the Chemical Brothers previewed their new Astralwerks album, "Come With Us," with the techno-infused tribal jam "It Began in Afrika,…

  18. Spearhead Begins Work On New Album

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Michael Franti, leader of rock-leaning hip-hop outfit Spearhead, has begun work on the Bay Area group's fourth album, tentatively titled "Everyone Deserves Music." Largely written on Singer/songwriter Michael Franti, leader of rock-leaning hip-hop outfit…

  19. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, McCartney, Napster

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Pearl Jam, Paul McCartney, Napster Although it arrived a bit late for the holidays, Pearl Jam's annual Christmas single for members of its Ten Club fan organization lives up to the eclectic tracklists of its predecessors. The four-song vinyl release features a cover of John…

  20. Chapman, Mullen Among Dove Nominees

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST With eight nominations each, Steven Curtis Chapman, Nicole C. Mullen, Toby McKeehan, and Rebecca St. James lead the field for the Gospel Music Association's (GMA) 33rd annual Dove Awards. Michael W. S With eight nominations each, Steven Curtis Chapman, Nicole C. Mullen, Toby McKeehan,…

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